Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 23:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 364
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 447
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2519 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 376
Parallax 402
127% 397 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 394
Splatting 245
127% 291 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 265 149 147 149 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 462
Mixed 378
SusWrite 207
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 59.4
205% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
18GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 483
Mixed 372
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.6
186% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 231
209% 318 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
122GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 111 113 113 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 88.3
Write 93.7
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 113
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$92
238GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 128 128 127 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 141
Write 131
Mixed 18
SusWrite 128
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Vulcan-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $870
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